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Ring scam warning

Shoppers in the West End are being warned about a new scam being used by Eastern European gangs.

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Ring scam warning for West End shoppers

Shoppers on Oxford Street are being warned about a new scam, being used to con them out of their money.

It involves women - normally members of Romanian gangs - fooling people into handing over cash in exchange for worthless metal rings.

Westminster Council wardens say the scam has now become so common they are dealing with several incidents a day.

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